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Vital Sadio Mane Goal Headlines Africans In Europe Review

PARIS, France- Reigning African Footballer of the Year Sadio Mane scored the goal that brought Liverpool victory at Norwich and moved the Reds closer to a first English league title in 30 years.The 27-year-old Senegalese came off the bench to strike on 78 minutes...

Lampard Calls For Chelsea Fight After Home Defeat To Manchester United

LONDON, United Kingdom- Chelsea manager Frank Lampard told his side the "fight starts now" for a place in the Champions League next season after suffering a 2-0 smash and grab defeat at the hands of Manchester United on Monday.The Blues had two goals...

Hosts Cameroon To Face Mali, Burkina Faso And Zimbabwe In African Nations Championships

YAOUNDE, Cameroon- Host nation Cameroon will face Mali, Burkina Faso and Zimbabwe in Group A of the African Nations Championship following the draw on Monday.The tournament, which exclusively features players from each nation's respective national championships, was supposed to be hosted by Ethiopia but...

Messi, Hamilton Share Laureus Sportsman Of The Year Award

BERLIN, Germany- Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and football superstar Lionel Messi shared the Laureus sportsman of the year award at Monday's ceremony in Berlin.Hamilton, 35, a six-time world champion and Barcelona star Messi, 32, share the award for their achievements in 2019.This...

Atletico Held By Valencia As Tough Champions League Test Looms

MADRID, Spain- Atletico Madrid were twice pegged back in Friday's 2-2 draw at Valencia to keep Diego Simeone's side in fourth in La Liga ahead of Liverpool's visit next week.Atletico host the runaway Premier League leaders at the Wanda Metropolitano in the Champions League...

Arsenal Beat Newcastle As Arteta Seeks To Benefit From Man City UCL Ban

LONDON, United Kingdom- Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he still only wants the best for former employers Manchester City, even though a European ban for the English champions could give the Gunners a route into next season's Champions League.A 4-0 win over Newcastle...

Orlando Pirates Make It Seven Straight Wins, Sundowns Thrash Chippa United

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa- Orlando Pirates made it seven victories and a draw in the South African Premiership since German Josef Zinnbauer became coach with a freak goal giving them a 1-0 win at Black Leopards Sunday. A Vincent Pule cross was deflected by Thabiso...

Dybala Sends Juventus Top Of Serie A, Lazio Rally To Beat Inter Milan

MILAN, Italy- Juventus reclaimed top spot in Serie A on Sunday with a 2-0 win over 10-man Brescia but Lazio moved just a point behind into second after beating Inter Milan 2-1 in a clash between the title rivals in Rome.Paulo Dybala and...

Late Celta Vigo Goal Halts Real Madrid’s Exceptional La Liga Run

MADRID, Spain- Real Madrid's winning streak ended when they conceded a late goal to draw 2-2 at home to Celta Vigo and finish the weekend with their lead over Barcelona down to one point.Real manager Zinedine Zidane was philosophical."There's nothing to explain, it's...

Pep Guardiola To Stick With Man City Despite Champions League Ban

LONDON, United Kingdom- Pep Guardiola has told friends he is going to remain as manager of Manchester City even if the appeal against their two-year European football ban is rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), according to media reports on...


Trezeguet Sparks Wild Celebrations As Aston Villa Reach League Cup Final

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom- Trezeguet struck deep into stoppage time to send Aston Villa into their first League Cup final for a decade with a 2-1 win...